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Oil production is up, but more workers are needed

Posted 12/19/17 (Tue)

Oil production is up, but more workers are needed

By Brad Nygaard

Lynn Helms, Director of the Department of Mineral Resources, compared last week’s oil and gas report to the “Star Wars” movie series.

“It’s the return of the Bakken,” he said. 

Oil production in October was up 78,000 barrels a day over September’s numbers to 1,185,499 barrels per day.

“It’s the largest month-to-month increase ever,” Helms said.

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